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August 5, 2019
3D Printing the Human Heart
‘Heavy Metal’ Exoplanet Shaped Like a Football
TESS Uncovers Its ‘First Nearby Super-Earth’
Mysterious Release of Radioactive Material
July 29, 2019 — It was the most serious release of radioactive material since Fukushima 2011, but the public took little notice of it: In September 2017, a slightly radioactive cloud moved across Europe. Now, a … read more
July 25, 2019 — Oxytocin is referred to as the love hormone and is important in the regulation of social and maternal behavior. The oxytocin system in the brain may be key to new treatments for many mental health … read more
Aug. 2, 2019 — Forty-five percent of Zika-exposed infants who had abnormalities at birth had normal test results in the second or third year of life. By contrast, 25% who had normal assessments at birth had below average developmental testing or abnormalities in hearing or vision by age 32 … read more
July 24, 2019 — Biomedical engineers are helping develop a prosthetic arm for amputees that can move with the person’s thoughts and feel the sensation of touch via an array of electrodes implanted in the muscles of … read more
Aug. 2, 2019 — Engineers have designed a novel strategy for synthesizing single-crystalline graphene quantum dots, which emit stable blue light. The research team confirmed that a display made of their synthesized graphene quantum dots successfully emitted blue light with stable electric pressure, reportedly resolving the long-standing challenges of blue light emission in manufactured … read more
July 25, 2019 — Over 150 scientists from 26 countries combined movement data from nearly 2,000 sharks tracked with satellite tags. Using this tracking information, researchers identified areas of the ocean that were … read more
July 23, 2019 — Why are we willing to pay much more for a six pack of craft beer, a locally produced bottle of wine or a regional brand item, often choosing them over national brands? It’s because when people prefer to ‘buy local,’ they more frequently base their decisions on price as a perception of quality, research … read more
Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amatuer (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.